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What is the difference between seizing the day and muddling through? More than once I have risen to face the morning, only to moan and groan that it’s Monday again.

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There was a time when a man’s word was his bond. Many deals were sealed with confidence with a mere handshake. You could also expect most people that you dealt with to tell you the truth.

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Watching the Senate confirmation hearing of Amy Coney Barrett reminded me of the promise my father made to my sister Maureen to put the first woman on the U.S. Supreme Court.

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Become an employee with full paid benefits, or remain a mostly independent gig worker? That debate’s raging in California as November’s general election approaches, and its outcome is likely to affect the entire country.

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Leading a regional organization like Roanoke River Partners means there is always more to be done to achieve our mission — that mission being to garner favor for our region.

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The Kamala Harris-Mike Pence death match will go down in history as another forgettable vice presidential debate, but it had its pluses.

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In our family, it’s usually one of my two driving teen daughters who violates social distancing guidelines with her bumper. Recently, though, I experienced my own embarrassing accident on my morning commute to work when my SUV skidded on the wet roadway and struck a curb dangerously close to…